“Dignity Foundation” Bringing AGING IN INDIA to the fore

Mrs. Alka Damle has initiated the 50+ Club in our neighbourhood. With the sole purpose of assessing what can be done for the senior citizens community in Goa she co-ordinated an interactive session with a veteran pioneer Dr. Sheilu Sreenivasan who is in the forefront of ‘AGING IN INDIA’. Dr. Sheilu Sreenivasan is the founder president of Dignity Foundation headquartered …

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Road Safety for school children

The statistic graph for road accidents keeps rising every year. Especially vulnerable are pedestrians. Add to this the rush and bustle outside schools during the mornings and school leaving time and a recipe for accidents is always in the making. There is a urgent need to ensure traffic regulation and control and pedestrian crossing outside schools to ensure safe passage …

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Amigurumi – Aparna Patil’s passion makes her as happy as her toys

“Amigurumi” – What’s that? Let Aparna Patil show you her cute “Amigurumi” creations and you won’t need an explanation. You will just instantly want to own them. Cuteness is the pervading aesthetic appeal of Amigurumi. “Amigurumi” is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. “Ami” means crocheted or knitted and “nuigurumi” means stuffed doll …

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A bookshop in a niche – Bhau Stores

Management case studies abound with niche products and niche marketing. Chapters are devoted to identifying and fulfilling such requirements of the consumer that then becomes a business strategy. Babusha Shankar Dicholkar started a small stationery store – Bhau Stores – in 1952 at the Municipal Market building. He was not an alumni of any fancy Biz school, but his innate …

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Tourism trauma

The next tourist season is around the corner. The throngs making a beeline to savour the unique ambience of this tourist haven will soon arrive to roam the streets in search of that magic experience. Nearer home, gang wars hit the headlines and seems to have only added to the seamier side of this tourist paradise where drug and human …

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